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Ultimate Geek


  Reply # 685724 13-Sep-2012 17:24 Send private message quote this post

ibuksh:
ipsearch: Hi there

Would you recommend to buy it from Parallel import like Pb tech or fairbuy ? I am bit scared of buying from parallel import due to their warranty policy.

Cheers


I bought my s2 from Expert Infotech (parallel import). It worked just fine. And in the worst case scenario if it did break down, I knew where I had to take it back to... So buying from a parallel import is not bad.. but buy from a well reknown parallel import retailer..


Don't get from Fairbuy. Last phone I got from them have been rooted 10 times and the box is opened and they didn't bother erase the custom kernel counters.

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Ultimate Geek


  Reply # 685781 13-Sep-2012 20:53 Send private message quote this post

IntegerIsNumber:
ibuksh:
ipsearch: Hi there

Would you recommend to buy it from Parallel import like Pb tech or fairbuy ? I am bit scared of buying from parallel import due to their warranty policy.

Cheers


I bought my s2 from Expert Infotech (parallel import). It worked just fine. And in the worst case scenario if it did break down, I knew where I had to take it back to... So buying from a parallel import is not bad.. but buy from a well reknown parallel import retailer..


Don't get from Fairbuy. Last phone I got from them have been rooted 10 times and the box is opened and they didn't bother erase the custom kernel counters.


Thanks for the headsup on Fairbuy, I was planning to buy one from there as they were the cheapest on pricespy

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Uber Geek
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  Reply # 685828 13-Sep-2012 23:51 Send private message quote this post

Hi guys, not sure if this is a known issue or just me, but is there a way to keep haptic feedback on all the time when pressing the soft keys? Whenever I turn the phone off, it seems to deactivate itself and next time I turn it on there is no haptic feedback.

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Ultimate Geek


  Reply # 685830 14-Sep-2012 00:14 Send private message quote this post

M_I_C_H_A_E_L: Hi guys, not sure if this is a known issue or just me, but is there a way to keep haptic feedback on all the time when pressing the soft keys? Whenever I turn the phone off, it seems to deactivate itself and next time I turn it on there is no haptic feedback.


No just you. Software glitch may be or power saving mode is on.

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  Reply # 685831 14-Sep-2012 00:23 Send private message quote this post

IntegerIsNumber:
M_I_C_H_A_E_L: Hi guys, not sure if this is a known issue or just me, but is there a way to keep haptic feedback on all the time when pressing the soft keys? Whenever I turn the phone off, it seems to deactivate itself and next time I turn it on there is no haptic feedback.


No just you. Software glitch may be or power saving mode is on.


Ah yes Power saving mode is on, guess I should read what that actually does. Cheers mate

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Ultimate Geek


  Reply # 685839 14-Sep-2012 01:34 Send private message quote this post

M_I_C_H_A_E_L:
IntegerIsNumber:
M_I_C_H_A_E_L: Hi guys, not sure if this is a known issue or just me, but is there a way to keep haptic feedback on all the time when pressing the soft keys? Whenever I turn the phone off, it seems to deactivate itself and next time I turn it on there is no haptic feedback.


No just you. Software glitch may be or power saving mode is on.


Ah yes Power saving mode is on, guess I should read what that actually does. Cheers mate


:) No problem buddy. I hardly use power saving mode. Find no need for it yet since the battery life is quite good.
Glad I can hit an easy solution to your problem.

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Geek


  Reply # 685872 14-Sep-2012 08:23 Send private message quote this post

Can everyone else take photos whilst videoing? I see in the mnaual that when videoing that there should be a camera icon that you can touch to take photos at the same time...my camera icon is missing when I am videoing...have I done something with my settings to cause this?

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Ultimate Geek


  Reply # 685875 14-Sep-2012 08:26 Send private message quote this post

chovik: Can everyone else take photos whilst videoing? I see in the mnaual that when videoing that there should be a camera icon that you can touch to take photos at the same time...my camera icon is missing when I am videoing...have I done something with my settings to cause this?


Just tried it... once you start recording the icon should appear on the bottom right..

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Geek


  Reply # 685876 14-Sep-2012 08:33 Send private message quote this post

That's the problem...mine is missing

409 posts

Ultimate Geek


  Reply # 685881 14-Sep-2012 08:49 Send private message quote this post

in the settings there is a reset option.. have you tried that..?

33 posts

Geek


  Reply # 685886 14-Sep-2012 09:00 Send private message quote this post

hahaha...just tried that and it appeared....operator error...too stupid to own a phone. Now just not sure why it wasn't there in the first place?
Thanks for your advice!!

853 posts

Ultimate Geek


  Reply # 685887 14-Sep-2012 09:01 Send private message quote this post

chovik: Can everyone else take photos whilst videoing? I see in the mnaual that when videoing that there should be a camera icon that you can touch to take photos at the same time...my camera icon is missing when I am videoing...have I done something with my settings to cause this?


Did you enable the Anti-Shaking on Video recording option?

If you do then this is the cause of it. Disable it and it should show the take picture option after. :)

Source? Pass experience.

Foo

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Ultimate Geek


  Reply # 685888 14-Sep-2012 09:04 Send private message quote this post

What resolution are the photos taken while videoing? Are they the same as taking a normal shot?

33 posts

Geek


  Reply # 685889 14-Sep-2012 09:05 Send private message quote this post

IntegerIsNumber:
chovik: Can everyone else take photos whilst videoing? I see in the mnaual that when videoing that there should be a camera icon that you can touch to take photos at the same time...my camera icon is missing when I am videoing...have I done something with my settings to cause this?


Did you enable the Anti-Shaking on Video recording option?

If you do then this is the cause of it. Disable it and it should show the take picture option after. :)

Source? Pass experience.


That's it..just tried turning that on and off and you are 100% correct...strange..doesn't really seem to be a correlation between the 2

853 posts

Ultimate Geek


  Reply # 685890 14-Sep-2012 09:07 Send private message quote this post

chovik:
IntegerIsNumber:
chovik: Can everyone else take photos whilst videoing? I see in the mnaual that when videoing that there should be a camera icon that you can touch to take photos at the same time...my camera icon is missing when I am videoing...have I done something with my settings to cause this?


Did you enable the Anti-Shaking on Video recording option?

If you do then this is the cause of it. Disable it and it should show the take picture option after. :)

Source? Pass experience.


That's it..just tried turning that on and off and you are 100% correct...strange..doesn't really seem to be a gorrelation between the 2


Lol I think I hit 2 questions with spot on answers lately. Should I say I'm experienced? :D

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